What Happened on April 15, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Guy Carawan sings "We Shall Overcome" to a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Raleigh - popularising the song as a protest anthem
  • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), organizes at Shaw U

Famous Birthdays

  • Marvin Clyde Goodwin, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Pedro Delgado, Spanish cyclist
  • Philippe of Belgium, King of the Belgians (2013-), born in Brussels, Belgium